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Nov 12, 2012 3:00am PST
for joining us. we are going to -- we've been talking about david petraeus. let's get into the other big story of the day here in washington and that is congress coming back to town tomorrow with the challenge preventing this country from going off the fiscal cliff to help us through that weighty subject stan collender is the national director of financial communications at corvis communications in here this morning. that's a pretty fancy title. >> it is difficult to get on a business card, for sure. >> bill: unless your business card is this big. >> or you click on it and it gets you to the right web site. >> bill: good to see you stan. >> thank you. >> bill: our team, peter ogborn has a couple of days off. we'll limp by without him. dan henning picking up most of the burden with the help of phil backert on phones and cyprian bowlding our videographer as always keeping us on camera. >> we don't have someone doing craft services or hair or anything like that? >> bill: no. we do our own makeup. [ laughter ] all right
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Nov 12, 2012 9:00pm PST
to deal with? a very public sex scandal. >> general david petraeus resigned citing an extramarital affair. >> jennifer: the country is again 'em broil embroiled in a debate over gender roles power and sex. put on your hat. put on your seat belts. let's take a look at how this story is unfolding as i speak. several months ago fbi agents started investigating harassment allegations againstst p plala broad broadwell, general petraeus' biography and as it turns out his mistress. they sent messages to this woman, jill kelly who worked as a social liaison at an air force base and she also knows petraeus. the messages were not threatening but full of cat fight stuff like you parade around the base. you need to take it down a notch. those were the e-mail messages sent from paula broadwell to jill kelly. and jill kelly took those e-mails to the fbi and said i don't know who this person is, and i don't want to keep getting them. the fbi learned that the e-mails were coming from broadwell, and they interviewed paula broadwell and general petraeus, and they admitted that they were having an affair wi
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Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
into subsequent resignation of retired four star general david petraeus and it may have claimed another high-ranking military official, commander of the forces in afghanistan, john allen. florida socialite jill kelley complained about harassing e-mails and contacted a friend at the fbi. the account was found to have belonged to paula broadwell. she was given access to david petraeus. locate the was evidence of an affair between petraeus and miss broadwell. the information was leak and petraeus resigned. as more information trickled out, the story got crazier. the harassing e-mails revealed to be not so threatening. the investigation moved forward because of kel little's friendship with the fbi agent she contacted to complain about the e-mails. a friendship that involved the agent's sharing photo of himself. these photos caused the agent to be remove and launched an investigation into his own actions. then this morning and perhaps the otest turn yet reports surfaced of 20,000 to 30,000 pages of e-mails connecting gen
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Nov 14, 2012 3:00am PST
.i.a. director david petraeus. the fbi and c.i.a. say they will brief members of the house and senate intelligence committees laying out how they handled the case and standing by their claim that politics were not involved in their decision to keep lawmakers in the dark. at least four people are now caught up in the investigation. along with petraeus and paula broadwell, there is jill kelley and top afghanistan commander john allen. the pentagon is now investigating general allen for allegedly sending thousands of inappropriate e-mails to kelley but allen is saying he did nothing wrong and the president and the army are standing by him. >> the president thinks very highly of general allen and his service to his country. as well as the job he has done in afghanistan. >> i believe john allen until somebody proves otherwise i believe that he did nothing inappropriate. >> that was white house spokesman jay carney and former army vice chief of staff peter tee ellie. jill kelley also received threatening letters from paula
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Nov 13, 2012 3:00am PST
involving now former c.i.a. director david petraeus and his extramarital affair with the author of his biography paula broadwell. another american is now getting caught up in the whole thing and that is the top commander in afghanistan, general john allen. turns out the pentagon is now investigating him as well for sending inappropriate e-mails to jill kelly. now, if you remember from yesterday, kelly is the same woman who sparked this whole investigation because petraeus' mistress paula broadwell was sending her e-mails. allen is saying he did nothing wrong and is maintaining his current position within the military. now, many are wondering why the fbi would get involved if this is nothing more than an affair. but we're now hearing fears of potential security leaks. in a speech at the university of denver broadwell suggested the libya attack was targeting a secret prison at the benghazi consulate. federal agents have been searching broadwell's home. late last night and into early this morning. not only did she have thousa
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Nov 9, 2012 4:00pm PST
about general david petraeus? of course you have, of course you have. you might be wondering why did he step down? andrea mitchell broke the story and talked about the official resignation letter. she read it. >> after being married over 37 years i showed poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. this afternoon the president graciously accepted my resignation. >> cenk: so is there a story behind the story? first let's find out who he was having the affair with, whether that's relevant is something we'll discuss in a second. it was his biographer. we know who she is because she was on a daily show. >> a research and ph.d candidate her book is called "all in." paula broadwell. [applause] >> cenk: "all in: the education of general david petraeus"? i did not make it up. i'll bring my crew in, michael shure, lovely ana kasparian do you do you know that he was an award winner for writing an producing and jayar jackson. i've got more stuff to show you guys. let's find out a little bit about paula broadwell and what is in the book. >> is he running for president at some level at some
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Nov 13, 2012 7:00pm PST
you think that general allen and david petraeus' reputations are salvageable? should they hire a crisis communications expert? >> they may want to. reputations are fragile thing. as a lot of folks can tell you especially those who have been in the spotlight. the next few weeks will sort of -- how they handle themselves will tell the tale. i've counseled my clients on issues like this. never underestimate the capacity of the public to forgive but you have to ask for it. you have to be contrite and open and you know, this -- this is a situation with jill kelley, with broadwell and general allen, so many moving parts you've got to get all of the pieces right so you can get your story out there. and tell it in a way that you know, will make the public forgive you. >> jennifer: so does the fact then that jill kelley actually hired a reputation fixer judy smith, does that fact tell you that she's potentially in a lot of trouble and there is -- there are some other shoes that might drop? >> well, it tells me she's clearly
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Nov 13, 2012 9:00pm PST
four star general and c.i.a. chief david petraeus, here he is, quit last week after admitting that he had an affair with his biographer, paula broadwell. now, paula broadwell allegedly sent threatening e-mails to jill kelley who is a "tampa socialite" who did charitable work for the military. broadwell apparently thought that kelley was also having an affair with petraeus. and upon receiving broadwell's e-mails, kelley contacted the fbi which began investigating. now, jill kelley also has hired crisis communications expert judy smith. she has worked with monica lewinsky with kobe bryant and with former senator larry craig. and that all has a lot of folks scratching their heads. why would a woman who was the target of a nasty e-mail or two need a reputation fixer? well it turns out that while investigating petraeus, the fbi uncovered 20,000 to 30,000 potentially inappropriate pages of documents mostly e-mails that kelley exchanged with general john allen. and who is general john allen? he is the top u.s. commander i
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Nov 15, 2012 3:00am PST
-866-55-press. we got a lot to talk about of course. general david petraeus, this is going to be a bit of a story. it is deeply embarrassing to me, as an american, that on the same day the new james bond film opens, america's top spy has to resign for having sex with one person. deeply humiliating to our national pride. and especially considering -- i guess you could say that general petraeus killed enough people to run the c.i.a. but making love to one person cost him the job. so we want to know your thoughts on that and this ever widening, ever more scandalous affair. now it involves, i believe, half of the state of virginia who have -- who have been hit on by jill kelley and it is only going to get uglier. i also want to say i'm going to be talking about my plot today to institute, to have the president, by executive order implement a david petraeus conspiracy theory tax which would balance the budget by christmastime. likewise, mitt romney, i gotta say, i missed mitt. we had a whole week of no mitt romney in our lives first
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00am PST
-1-2. >> were you dialing david petraeus? >> stephanie: yes. >> that makes you a general on the ground. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: all right. i figured this out tim, you know me and my especially with astrology, they're both scorpios petraeus and broadwell. >> there you go. i think they were exposed by having their clothes off. there's that. >> stephanie: all right lots to get to. eric boehlert from media matters for america. ♪ >> stephanie: eric boehlert, good morning. >> caller: good morning. >> stephanie: how much have i been looking to our post election session! [ laughter ] >> stephanie: you and i we share a brain. i love you entirely you. write hey face the nation, great choice having peggy noonan on to analyze the election especially because she got everything wrong. i saved this for you. i was waiting for david gregory because every premise of every question he asked during the election was wrong. i thought i'm sure that will change. >> do you see a role for governor romney in this process would you like to see the president in to save the negotiations over the
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Nov 13, 2012 4:00pm PST
and hastings took that on on piers morgan last night. >> the media has played a role in protecting david petraeus and portraying him and mythologying general pelt race. a roommate in baghdad was involved in one of the most recent foreign policy debacles is addressing general petraeus. those raising those concerns, you might not get that from cnn a spokesperson for the pentagon in many ways. >> our own notebook there, a body slam of cnn and the generals. i want to show you cnn's reaction. >> bob is not a spokesperson for the agency. >> i followed her coverage closely. >> just because she's written naughty things about you doesn't make her a spokesperson. >> what makes her a spokesperson is repeating a lot of pentagon claims. >> journalists who challenge the government are seen as oh, wacky outsiders, and the only thing that ever gets you in trouble is not reckless wars that kill hundreds of thousands of people, but sex. >> at beginning, i was thinking the same thing why is this going on because of a sex scandal, it's between him and his wife. but then, a few other angles came saying this
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
would soon learn was petraeus' lover. lover. so all right. [ world news music ] david petraeus has agreed to testify during a closed door session of congress to answer questions about benghazi, but he would also likely be asked about these new revelations that his lova-lova. >> his thing. >> his boo. >> stephanie: i hope someone uses those terms in the congressional hearing. now general, your thang. >> your boo. >> stephanie: paula, is accused of storing classified material at her home like a squirrel with nuts storing it for the winter. i really don't know. my bff is here to hang over the back fence. grab your coffee. >> gossip. >> stephanie: oh, my god. we've been reviewing everything we know. my personal favorite with the l.a. times reporting this morning that jill kelley with her fancy card she made at at kinko's that says she's an honorary something or other. >> i heard yesterday there were multiple 911 calls. this is not the only time she has tried to pull that. >> stephanie: oh my. we use that in hollywood like b-celebrity douches. >> we know a few of those. >> stephanie: s
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Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
this ends. that's the question for four-star general david petraeus who was asked frequently when he commanded the 101st airborne. now he's the form director of the central intelligence agency he's going to be asked that same question again. petraeus submitted his resignation after it was reported that he had an extramarital affair that began two months after he became c.i.a. director in 2011 and ended four months ago. his affair with paula broad broadwell became public after an investigation into an alleged cyberharassment. the fbi tried to determine if the e-mails with petraeus' account to broadwell had-exchanged through regular e-mail exchanges or had been hawked. fbi agents believe there were no criminal charge to be brought or security implications to the case. this despite that broadwell had some classified information and seemed to be releasing information on the benghazi attack. >> i don't know if a lot of you had heard this, but the c.i.a. had taken a couple of libyan militia members prisoner and they think the attack on the on the the consulate was to get these prisoners ba
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
into the scandal that saw general david petraeus step down as director of the c.i.a. he offered assurances that damage from petraeus' affair was at least so far confined to the general and his family, and offered some words of support. >> obama: i have no evidence at this point from what i've seen that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security. i want to emphasize that from my perspective, at least he has provided this country an extraordinary service. we are safer because of the work that dave petraeus has done. >> eliot: and the president had nothing but praise for the quote, exemplary work of u.n. ambassador susan rice, a possible frontrunner to be the next secretary of state. republican senators john mccain and lindsey graham have called rice unthus worthy and unqualified for a promotion for her comments that an anti-muslim video triggered the benghazi attack that skilled four americans. president obama insisted the ambassador was simply making a presentation based on the available intelligence and had tough words for
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
show was a comedy. yesterday to talk about the adulter david petraeus, matt louer interviewed newt gringrich gringrich. >> stephanie: i speak for all of us when i say spppp. what were his thoughts on marital infidelity. >> i laughed with the bit of irony. that is a comedy show. >> frankly, i don't think anybody in the public sphere should engage--i'm dumbfounded. >> stephanie: about obama's re-election. this is the guy who lost by a landslide to the other guy. people going a little bit crazy. the post election, the headline is arizona woman runs down husband in car for not voting. she ran down her husband in the family car. >> that will fix it. >> stephanie: when he failed to vote in the election. holly solemn arrested after running over her husband. he's in critical condition although expected to have survived. >> it wouldn't have mattered. arizona went for romney by a large margin. >> stephanie: i think people are a little emotional. >> shut up, i'm not emotional. i'll run you over-- >> stephanie: she became angry over his lack of voter participation, and felt that her family wo
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